Drone Inspection Services Are Taking Off in Many Industries

According to new ARC Advisory Group research, demand for drone inspection services in companies operating in asset-intensive process industries will be robust as the desire to keep employees safe from working in inaccessible areas or confined spaces or completing dangerous tasks remains paramount for a growing number of companies and companies find outsourcing such operations an attractive option. The drone inspection service market is comprised of drone service providers deploying unmanned aerial systems or drones designed to operate in hard-to-reach areas and confined spaces and/or perform dangerous tasks in order to ensure employee safety, save time and money, and provide operational improvements via automation and digitalization.

"Enhancements such as advanced sensor payloads, cameras and on-board computing, and advanced processing using AI to enable autonomous navigation and operations are enabling drone service providers to tackle increasingly more complex tasks while helping to keep employees safe and serve as a mobile inspection platform enabling automated data collection and analysis," according to Tim Shea, Senior Analyst and key author of ARC's Drone Inspection Services Market Research.

Drone Inspection Services Market Trends

In addition to providing detailed competitive market share data, the report also addresses key market trends as follows:

  • Drones Are Incorporating Increasing Levels of Intelligence, Autonomy, and Digitalization 
  • End Users Are Striving for Autonomous Operations and Drone Services Seen as Key Enabler 
  • Impact of the Pandemic Expedited the Need for Remote Operations
  • Regulations Are Slowly Evolving, and Adoption Is Growing

Leading Suppliers to the Drone Inspection Services Market Identified

In addition to providing specific market data and industry trends, this ARC market research also identifies and positions the leading suppliers to this market and provides and summarizes their relevant offerings. An alphabetical list of key suppliers covered in this analysis includes: Aerodyne, American Robotics, Cyberhawk, PrecisionHawk, Terra Drone.

About the Drone Inspection Services Research

Drone Inspection Services Market TrendsThe Drone Inspection Services report explores the current and future market performance and related technology and business trends and identifies leading technology suppliers. This new research is based on ARC’s industry-leading market research database, extensive primary and secondary research, and proprietary economic modelling techniques. The research includes competitive analysis, plus five-year market forecasts. The report segmentation includes Revenue Category, Sales Channel, World Region, Industry, Customer Type, Application.

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